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1981 Ford LTD 5.0L Transmission VIN: 1FABP33F9B
Hey, I'm having a little trouble pinpointing this problem. While in 3rd or 4th gear and put a little pressure on it and it will start a consistant shudder. I rebuilt the trans and it had a grooved housing, but the direct clutch wasn't burned, only the foward c...
1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMDU15N4G
Hi guys, thanks in advance for the help. This is my truck, on quick acceleration it cuts out and then picks up. New tps-no change, tried 3 ecms - no change, ect was out of range-new-no change. Injector pulse width is at 4.2 at idle, and when hesitation occurs ...
1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Hydraulics ?? VIN: 2FTJW36M5P
Hey guys and gals. Have a problem and don't quite know where to go from here. This customer is a good friend of mine and was away from my area, he blew his clutch slave cylinder and went to a transmission shop that was close by. They replaced both his clutch m...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L srs system VIN: 1FTEF15H0R
truck came in for cruise control inop / found srs light flashing code 32 / checked cruise system / found switch bad by alldata chart / cruise still inop / i think i have a bad ground or connection in steering column / have worked on explorer with bad connect a...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FDEE14H2R
This van came to us from a transmission shop that rebuilt the trans. and then tried to repair what feels like a misfire which it had before the trans. rebuild. They replaced cap, rotor, wires, plugs, coil, module and fuel filter. We test drove and felt the "mi...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMFU18L9V
Vehicle has a hard 1-2 shift under light throttle. No codes but the computer shows an intermittent failure of the MAF on 9 occasions. The fluid is clean but has been changed recently.
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U8V
This nightmare came in several monthes ago dead the fuse for the coil blown and codes for the coil primary circuits malfunction. The Coil was shorted on the primary side.It took a Coil pack and a computer to get it going. The car was fine for 2000 miles and it... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTRX18WX1
This vehicle exhibits drivability symptoms surge and hesitation at about 2000 rpms. Cylinder head temp sensor pid is 392 hot or cold tested with vantage readings sugested it should be reading about 140 cold I did double check these are not celceius readings ha...
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L MIL Lamp on
car runs fine came in with code 327 dpfe low flow to egr , replaced dpfe sensor and code went away. now have 212 code loss of tach signal to spout, unplugged spout connector and it appears to be working fine and will set a spout code when unplugged. this car a... Trouble codes: 212 (tach signal loss to spout)
1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L tcc switch VIN: 1LNHM97V6X
after you drive this car for 25-30 kicks a code for the tcc switch...but the transmission works fine goes right into over drive everytime... Thank you in advance. Donald s. Phillips

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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Engine VIN: 2FTJW36MXP
Thank you to all who replied. I think all the replies could be correct. I am certain about the smoke being oil smoke though due to the quantity of oil it's using. I have yet to determine what is causing the oil consumption (1qt per 25 to 30 miles) but I have d...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDKE37G0S
I never did recieve any help on this one. What we did find was after hooking up motis and monitouring the ing system we found int the van would loose input to the ECM from the module We then replaced both stator and module. What made this one dificult was t wo... Trouble codes: 332 (EGR Valve Not opening.).
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEF15Y9T
I appreciate all the replies. The wire coming out of the computer for MAF was rubbing and wire was replaced. Not only that but MAF was a little dirty and that was cleaned. Sometimes it is the little things that'll stump ya. Thanks again.
1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L engine oil pressure VIN: 1FDLF47G6T
Many thanks to all who replied !!! Most of the replies started where we did, in the oil pan. We checked the oil pick-up for looseness or clogged screen. Checked the oil pump for excessive wear and oil pressure relief valve operation. Also the oil pump drive fo...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA514XT
alright guys took all advise on this fisrt i got my multivac out and check vacumn to imrc the one infront of intake did nt close at all the one in rear had same problem replaced both and solved problem p1538 and p1537 i also went one step further and cleaned t... Trouble codes: P1537 (imrc), P1538 (imrc).
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L spark plug VIN: 1FMRU18W0W
I want to thank everybody for their help. I ended up soaking it with pb blaster some more,got an old 5/8 socket grinded the edges around so it cut,put a extension on it and tap on it and threw down the cyl. up and down,started to break it up enough to use a5/8...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fUnknown VIN: 1FTNW21F6Y
I felt that the problem was related to wheel speed. I looked at the spindle bearings and they indeed look bad on one side. I replaced both spindle bearings, 1 shaft & the 2 large seals on the shafts. I also replaced the auto locking hubs. I am thinking one or ...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNFM97V7W
Well, after all the electrical checks had been done, it came down to a mechanical problem. Taking advice from Jeffery from Ohio, I decided to remove all the wheels and speed sensors. During a heavy cleaning of the sensors and tone rings I discovered that the r...
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